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Dr. Stephen Gilson
Interdisciplinary Disability Studies
Most chairs aren’t designed to serve human bodies. Enter, the impaired body, not simply as a source for treatment and revision but as a challenge to standard design. This poster presents an innovative chair redesign project. The effort was intended to enhance comfort and functionality as well as aesthetics of seating in public spaces.
University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies
universal design, disability, chairs, seating, redesign, disability studies
Arts and Humanities | Social and Behavioral Sciences
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Watson, L. (2023, April). Thinking and designing beyond the jig-seating reimagined. (PDF). Presented at the 2023 University of Maine Student Symposium: Research and Creative Activity 2023. Orono, ME.